Kirk Franklin is questioning his own motives for releasing another album.
Franklin, 44, has no trouble staying in the spotlight with his own Sirius XM radio station, Kirk Franklin's Praise, television hosting gigs on The Game Show Network's "The American Bible Challenge" and BET's "Sunday Best." With all of his endeavours, it's hard to believe that it's been three years since Franklin's last solo album was released.
He took to Twitter to reveal some struggles he has been having with thoughts about releasing another album. more >>
Deitrick Haddon, a minister and gospel musician, is attempting to help rising gospel singer Kevin Terry one year after a video went viral of him allegedly performing an explicit homosexual act.
On the latest episode of Haddon's hit Oxygen reality television series "Preacher's of L.A.," the veteran gospel singer decided to seek out Terry in an attempt to help him through the scandal that seemed to ruin his opportunity in the gospel music industry.
"Yes, he made a mistake, yes, it was wrong, but why not find a way to restore him or encourage him to get on track?" Haddon questioned on the show. "He's on the brink of suicide and we're sitting here talking about the issue and not seeing how we can help the brother." more >>
On one side of 34-year-old Anthony Dever's stage production company are clients like Guns N' Roses, Alice in Chains, and Dixie Chicks. On the other side of the company, named DPS Inc, are renowned Christian worship music teams such as Jesus Culture and Hillsong.
Dever, a devout Christian, has no problem explaining that his company serves two worlds.
"I call it a 50-50 split. We have our regular company, which is our base company, DPS Inc, and we also have our DPS House of Worship part," Dever told The Christian Post on the eve of providing the staging for a Hillsong event this week in Los Angeles that includes filming for the worship music giant's upcoming movie. more >>
Former Reach Records artist and Lecrae affiliate Derek Minor has signed a new distribution deal with Entertainment One, a label that many secular superstar rappers such as Tupac Shakur, Cam'ron, and the Wu Tang Clan were signed to in the past.
Minor left Reach Records earlier this year and has chosen to go the secular route when finding a new home to distribute his music.
"I am very excited about my new relationship with Entertainment One," said Minor. "I feel confident that the team at eOne will provide me with the resources, experience and support that will allow me to reach my full potential as an artist." more >>
Rapper Mason Betha said lies have been told concerning him amid speculation that he reportedly engaged in an altercation with popular New York City radio personality Charlamagne Tha God recently.
Charlamagne has publicly declared that the rapper known as Ma$e is a hypocrite for leaving the pulpit to make music that many have been shocked to hear come from a minister. When the entertainers were both in attendance at the REVOLT Music Conference in Miami,Fla., recently reports surfaced that Ma$e pushed Charlamagne before the radio personality's security stepped in.
While on-air later, Charlamagne told radio listeners that he was able to have a conversation with the rapper who could possibly appear on his syndicated radio show, "The Breakfast Club" to explain his side of the story. Still, Charlamagne took to Twitter to explain rumors. more >>
Monica Brown, 33, recently gave 2 million Twitter followers the opportunity to ask her questions in a session titled "#askmo," and the Christian singer used the opportunity to share her faith.
Brown, the mother of three and wife to Miami Heat guard Shannon Brown, has been transparent about facing many obstacles in her life. While her past relationships ended in one previous love interest committing suicide and the reported infidelity of another, the singer knows what it means to endure heartbreak.
When one person asked her about her method for overcoming obstacles, Monica showcased her faith in her simple response. more >>